LONDON British water supplier Severn Trent (SVT.L) reported a 3.2 percent rise in full-year profit thanks to higher demand due to a dry spring, allowing it to fulfill a pledge to pay shareholders a dividend of 84.90 pence per share.
Leisure group Whitbread has hired Alison Brittain, former head of Lloyds Banking Group's retail division, to replace outgoing chief executive Andy Harrison.
The average period of time between home moves is as long as 28 years in some UK cities, new findings reveal today. A 30 per cent drop in moves by homeowners with mortgages over the last decade is starving the market of housing supplies and driving ...
MONACO, May 21 (Reuters) - Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has taken legal action against British tax officials after facing a demand for payment of more than 1 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) in relation to a family trust.
The new boss at Tesco was paid �4.1million for his first six months in the job, it emerged yesterday. Dave Lewis earned �570,000 in salary from when he started on September 1 to the end of February.